This page presents the geographical name data for Coyer Point in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.
Feature Name (see definition): Coyer Point
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 3248
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 24' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
113° 13' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.4
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -113.2166667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): An ice-covered point on the SE side of Martin Peninsula. It is the N end of an ice-covered peninsula that extends into Dotson Ice Shelf, 23 mi SSE of Jacobsen Head, Bakutis Coast, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1959-67, and Landsat imagery, 1972-73. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1977 after Lieutenant Ann E. Coyer, USN, first U.S. Navy woman to participate in Antarctic operations, Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz), 1974.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data